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PORTRAITS D’ARCHITECTES : Pierre Marnotte (1797-1882)

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    A student of Bernard Poyet and Achille Leclère in Paris, Pierre Marnotte worked in Marseille and Lyon before becoming the architect for the city of Besançon (1823 - 1836). He remained in this city until his death in 1882. He distinguished himself brilliantly in the realization of various constructions, churches, town halls, halls in the whole of Franche-Comté in an eclectic style in accordance with the tendency of the 19th century. His passion for Gallo-Roman archaeology and medieval history enabled him to restore the triumphal arch of Bisontin. Prices: €8 - €6 for students, under 18s, members of the Tourist Office (on presentation of a card), disabled persons. Free for under 12s and jobseekers.


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    3pm: Saturday 13 April and 20 July
    Saturday 07/20-from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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    Free of charge0Free: for disabled people, jobseekers and children under 12.
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    Special rate6Reduced rate: Students, under-18s, member associations of the Tourist Office and Convention Bureau